Vincent Word Studies - Colossians 2:17 - 2:17

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Vincent Word Studies - Colossians 2:17 - 2:17

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Which are

Explanatory. Seeing they are. Referring to all the particulars of Col 2:16.

Shadow of things to come

Shadow, not sketch or outline, as is shown by body following. The Mosaic ritual system was to the great verities of the Gospel what the shadow is to the man, a mere general type or resemblance.

The body is Christ's

The substance belongs to the Christian economy. It is derived from Christ, and can be realized only through union with Him.